How To Brand Yourself On a Shoestring Budget

Written by John Colanzi

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It's truly amazing what article writing can do. After you've been doing it long enough, readers will getrepparttar feeling they know you.

There's not much chance of that happening from running an ad. An ad is just one of many and gives no clue as to who you are.

The fourth reason I gave for writing articles was, "Most marketers won't do it."

If you're serious about your business and branding yourself, there is one thing you should realize. You have to start thinking out ofrepparttar 129702 box.

Become a contrarian. Learn what everybody is doing, and then start doing what they are not.

You're a unique individual and you don't have to followrepparttar 129703 herd. Birds of a feather may flock together, butrepparttar 129704 brave eagle flies alone.

Get inrepparttar 129705 habit of writing and submitting articles and hopefully,repparttar 129706 next article I read will be yours.

John Colanzi. John publishes the "Street Smart Marketing" newsletter. To subscribe visit: and take advantage of our free marketing library. If you want to cash in on the the information gold mine and make 100% profits visit:

Use Feature Articles For Marketing and PR

Written by Ana Ventura

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Looking at back issues ofrepparttar journals and magazines where you wish to submit is a good idea. By seeing what sorts of materials have run there before, you have a better chance of writing something that they might be looking for.

It is highly suggested by some editors to send a query letter before submittingrepparttar 129701 actual article. This is especially true if you are wanting to send to exclusive print journals. Keep in mind that this query is much like a sales letter with your editor as a prospect. Always be professional, do your research, state your credentials, and edit, edit, edit.

Ifrepparttar 129702 publication allows, use a resource box atrepparttar 129703 end ofrepparttar 129704 article. This is longer than a byline and givesrepparttar 129705 reader much more information about you, including your contact info in case they would like to use your business. The resource box usually brings in more response than an ad would, because your article has established your authority onrepparttar 129706 subject.

Ana Ventura specializes in helping businesses, organizations, and individuals get media coverage. She is a PR expert at DrNunley's , a site specializing in affordable publicity services. She also writes for the Ezine Ad Package at Reach Ana at or 801-328-9006.

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